Guys is this legit? (Top shell replacement)

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  1. jaouad
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    Pew! *Out of the bag*
    Yes, it's that simple.
     
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    Oh snap, that's awesome.

    If only the top LCD replacement was as easy.
     
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    Why the heck isn't this mentioned anywhere? It made me think this was bs. You think replacing it with a different one will also be easy?
     
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    Pew! *Out of the bag*
    I did that more than 4 times before.
     
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    Thanks Traiver. So I can just order a top shell and replace it right? Should be that simple? (I know it goes without saying perhaps just making sure is all.)
     
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    Yes, just order it. The only thing that would be missing are the plastic pieces that covers the screws.
     
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    You mean that I wont be able to cover the screws again? If so what's the best way to deal with that?
     
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    Well you can, either you do it yourself by cutting out some plastic or order it through aliexpress.
     
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    Thanks. I think i'll go with the latter then. Yo cheers man.
     
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    So I ordered the shell and before it comes I wanted to try to remove it. It worked wow. What a game changer.

    So yeah just wanted to give this update for those who wanna try it as well. I opened a thread previously about this, that paint for my monster hunter 4 ultimate special edition was starting to peel off. I guess ill lose the cool paint but ima just order some decals then.

    Thanks again!!
     
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    i bought a majora's mask set on ali, if you watch my wireless charge + bluetooth mod tutorial, you can see how it looks in the end, shell swapping the top and bottom plate is pretty easy, everything in between is suicide :P
     
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    swabbo Wot u doin readin dis m8?

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    I did it a few weeks ago, I bought a Majoras Mask case for my N3DS XL and just changed the back plates, the little rubber things on the front screen can be replaced, I just stuck a screwdriver into them and unscrewed the screws through them
     
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    It's possible, and that easy.

    In fact, some people are selling Majora shells, and they're real.
     
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    Nice.

    @All the majora's mask shell mentions; I saw them and I wished there was more variety because I liked my monster hunter 4 U special edition look better. I decided to order a decal for that.

    If there's a place where I can find more shells i'd appreciate it!